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July 2017

Adventure Celebrations

Exposed Brick Loft in Gastown, Vancouver

Vancouver BC is approximately a six-hour drive from Portland, Oregon. Why haven’t we come here sooner? I don’t know. When I was searching Airbnb, I found several charismatic spaces but this one really stuck out. I read a little bit about where it lives in Gastown, and I was sold on it. Gastown is Vancouver’s oldest neighborhood. Cobble stone streets, historic brick buildings, vintage lampposts, and one of the only working steam clocks still around!…

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Road tripping Utah in 5 days!

Three years ago I was in Powell’s looking at hiking guide books when I came across one about Utah’s National Parks. Being from the Pacific Northwest, I was fascinated by the desert landscape and the fact that there were so many unique national parks in one state! I bought the book and put the road trip idea on my bucket list for later. I can’t tell you how exciting it felt to be reading through my book for the 100th…

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